Common Lespedeza (Kummerowia striata)
This annual herb grows prostrate, spreading, or erect stems. It grows up to 40 centimeters tall. The leaves are made up of three oval leaflets. Flowers occur in the leaf axils.
Structure: Prostrate, forming mats up to 18″ diameter
Life Cycle: Annual
What To Look For: Small purplish flowers and small oval fruits
Growth Period: All summer, blooms August through October